Does Holiday Eating Stress You Out? Check Out These Tips

Does your anxiety level rise as the calendar creeps closer to Thanksgiving? For those with weight goals or health concerns, stress is often on the menu. But, contrary to popular belief, it is possible to enjoy your holiday without feeling like an overstuffed bird. Check out my healthy Thanksgiving tips below to find out how!   Don’t forgo eating early in the day. This is common practice on Thanksgiving, with people trying to “save” calories for the big meal [...]

By |November 13th, 2018|

On the Road to Fitness: 5 Tips to Help You Stay Active When Traveling

Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, exercising on the road is difficult. A strange environment, an altered schedule, and even a little bit of jet lag can make exercise unappealing, but we’re here to help! Before you neglect exercise for the duration of your trip, check out these 5 tips to help you stay active while traveling. Plan Ahead Plan to succeed! If your hotel has a gym, call the front desk to find out which [...]

By |November 8th, 2018|

Reducing Sugar Intake: A Daily Menu

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that we consume no more than 10% of our daily calories from added sugars. Added sugars, as the name suggests, are sugars that are added to foods and beverages by food manufacturers during processing, or by us when preparing foods at home. The sugars that occur naturally in foods, such as those in fruits and milk, are not considered added sugars.   Unfortunately, many Americans are consuming a lot more added sugars [...]

By |October 29th, 2018|

Simple Swaps to Increase Fiber Intake

By |October 1st, 2018|Nutrition|

Eating plenty of fiber is important for a variety of reasons—from keeping you full between meals, to promoting a healthy balance of gut bacteria, to reducing the risk of colon cancer. But it can seem [...]

5 Surprising Benefits of Yoga

By |September 20th, 2018|Fitness|

Yoga has a reputation for promoting flexibility and relaxation, but it also offers many surprising benefits. As yoga grows in popularity, researchers are delving deeper into the health benefits of this ancient practice. In honor [...]

Veggie Spotlight: Cauliflower

By |September 20th, 2018|Nutrition|

Cauliflower has long been under-appreciated, but nowadays it’s at the top of every low-carb shopping list. An unassuming, but sturdy member of the cabbage family (or brassicaceae family if you want to sound like an [...]

Easy Ways to Up Your H2O Intake

By |September 15th, 2018|Nutrition|

Does the thought of getting in the recommended 8 glasses (64 ounces) of water a day make you feel a little filled to the gills? If you haven’t been drinking nearly this much, it can [...]

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